615 Frederick Road  Catonsville, Maryland 21228
Phone 410-887-0800/410-887-0801  Fax 410-887-1050
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The mission of Catonsville Elementary School is to provide a positive and safe school environment where students and adults feel welcomed and respected. Catonsville Elementary is committed to providing rigorous instructional access and opportunities designed to meet the needs of all students. Staff and students will work to create skilled problem solvers, collaborative partners, and effective communicators that are college and career ready. Together with parents, we will encourage the development of lifelong learners, globally competitive, and productive members of society.

School Hours
Doors Open 8:25 am
School Day Begins 8:40 am
School Day Ends 3:10 pm
Registrations by appointment only 10:00 am - 2:00 pm

Parking at CES
Catonsville Elementary School's parking lot is located off of Bishops Lane.  Please park only in non numbered spaces.  The numbered spaces are reserved for our teachers and staff.



IMPORTANT CHANGE RE Last Day of School at CES:  Please see the attached letter regarding the changes to the calendar for the last week of school. Currently, on the school system calendar the last day for students is June 17, 2016.  In order to provide our staff with time for packing classroom materials, the superintendent, Dr. Dallas Dance, has granted permission to adjust the end-of-the-year school calendar for Catonsville Elementary School.  The last day for Catonsville Elementary School students is

June 15, 2016.  The following reflects all the changes for Catonsville:

  • June 13, 2016                        -Last Full Day for Students & Last Day for Pre-K Students

  • June 14 and 15, 2016            -School Closes 3 Hours Early for Students

  • June 16 and 17, 2016            -School Closed for All Catonsville Students

5th Grade Middle School Transition:
  AMS is hosting an orientation for all incoming 6th graders.  Click here for more information. 
According to PS 515, all students transitioning from Grades 5 to 6 and Grades 8 to 9 will be required to verify residency prior to the start of the 2016–2017 school year. Students enrolled as homeless, shared domicile, or students in state supervised care are exempt from this process. A letter will be sent home in early May with more information.

Boundary Change
:  The boundary change process is now complete and the new zoning map is available hereClick here to find your zoned school by address. Click here for information on pre-k and kg registration dates in the southwest area.  Students who will be changing schools in the fall due to redistricting DO NOT need to re-register at their new schools.  More information will be sent home in the next few months with details on the transition. 

Kindergarten Registration
:  We will be holding our kindergarten registration for the 2016-2017 school year on June 1, 2016 (am) by appointment only.  Please call the school to set up a registration appointment.  To be eligible for kindergarten, your child must turn 5 by September 1, 2016 (Born between 9/2/10 and 9/1/11). Your child must be present for the registration.

Prekindergarten Registration
We will be holding our prekindergarten registration for the 2016-2017 school year on June 1, 2016 (pm) by appointment only.  Please call the school to set up a registration appointment.  To be eligible for prekindergarten, your child must turn 4 by September 1, 2016 (Born between 9/2/11 and 9/1/12). Priority enrollment is given to students who demonstrate an economic or educational need.  Your child must be present for the registration.

Volunteers Needed
Catonsville Elementary is looking for volunteers to assist us with packing in preparation for our move to the new school.  If you are able to help during school hours or after school and evening hours, we'd love to hear from you. Click here for more information.

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  April 2016  
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